Public Finance

Public Corporation Financial Integrity and Accountability

SECTION 35-20-5

§ 35-20-5. Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Controller" means the state controller of Rhode Island.

(2) "Director" means the director of administration.

(3) "Governor" means the governor of Rhode Island.

(4) "Public corporation" means any body corporate and politic created or to be created pursuant to statute, including, without limitation, the Rhode Island industrial recreational building authority, the Rhode Island economic development corporation and any subsidiaries thereof, the Rhode Island industrial facilities corporation, the Rhode Island refunding bond authority, the Rhode Island health and educational building authority, the board of governors for higher education, the Rhode Island housing and mortgage finance corporation, the Rhode Island resource recovery corporation, the Rhode Island public transit authority, the Rhode Island student loan authority, the water resources board corporate, the Narragansett Bay water quality management district commission, the Rhode Island health and educational building corporation, the Rhode Island depositors economic protection corporation, the Rhode Island convention center authority, the Rhode Island turnpike and bridge authority, their successors and assigns. Cities, towns, and any corporation created by a city or town pursuant to statute, and fire and water districts, are not public corporations under this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 86, § 1.)